[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 210 (Friday, October 30, 2015)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 67254-67255]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-27473]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

48 CFR Parts 201, 206, 208, 215, 216, 222, 225, 237, and 252


Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical 
Amendments

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal 
Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to provide needed editorial 
changes.

DATES: Effective October 30, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer L. Hawes, Defense 
Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3060. Telephone 571-372-6115; 
facsimile 571-372-6094.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This final rule amends the DFARS as 
follows--
    1. Directs contracting officers to additional DFARS Procedures, 
Guidance, and Information (PGI) by adding a cross reference at DFARS 
201.106 to the PGI list of information collection and recordkeeping 
requirements that have been approved by the Office of Management and 
Budget for DFARS requirements;
    2. Directs contracting officers to DFARS PGI coverage by adding a 
reference at DFARS 206.305 to provide further guidance concerning 
justification and approval documents;
    3. Updates cross references at DFARS 208.404(a)(ii), 216.505(1), 
and 237.170-2(b) by removing ``217.78'' and adding ``217.7'' in each 
place to conform to changes made in the Federal Register final rule 80 
FR 51750 published on August 26, 2015;
    4. Removes references at DFARS 215.404-76 and DFARS 222.101-3-70 to 
obsolete internal DoD reporting requirements;
    5. Conforms the DFARS subpart 222.13 heading to the Federal 
Acquisition Regulation (FAR) heading;
    6. Updates, at DFARS 222.1310(a)(1), the title of FAR clause 
52.222-35 to conform to the FAR title;
    7. Updates hyperlinks at DFARS 225.301-4(2) and 252.225-7040; and
    8. Corrects a typographical error at DFARS 225.7002-3.

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List of Subjects in 48 CFR 201, 206, 208, 215, 216, 222, 225, 237, 
and 252

    Government procurement.

Jennifer L. Hawes,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
    Therefore, 48 CFR parts 201, 206, 208, 215, 216, 222, 225, 237, and 
252 are amended as follows:

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 201, 206, 208, 215, 216, 
222, 225, 237, and 252 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 41 U.S.C. 1303 and 48 CFR chapter 1.

PART 201--FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATIONS SYSTEM

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2. Add section 201.106 to read as follows:


201.106  OMB approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act.

    See PGI 201.106 for a list of the information collection and 
recordkeeping requirements contained in this regulation that have been 
approved by the Office of Management and Budget.

PART 206--COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS

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3. Add section 206.305 to read as follows:


206.305  Availability of the justification.

    See PGI 206.305 for further guidance on the requirements for 
preparing, obtaining approval, and posting justification and approval 
documents for contracts awarded using the authority of FAR 6.302-2.

PART 208--REQUIRED SOURCES OF SUPPLIES AND SERVICES


208.404  [Amended]

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4. In section 208.404, amend paragraph (a)(ii) by removing ``217.78'' 
and adding ``217.7'' in its place.

PART 215--CONTRACTING BY NEGOTIATION


215.404-76  [Removed]

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5. Remove section 215.404-76.

PART 216--TYPES OF CONTRACTS


216.505  [Amended]

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6. In section 216.505, amend paragraph (1) by removing ``Subpart 
217.78'' and adding ``subpart 217.7'' in its place.

PART 222--APPLICATION OF LABOR LAWS TO GOVERNMENT ACQUISITIONS


222.101-3-70  [Amended]

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7. In section 222.101-3-70, amend paragraph (b) by removing the last 
sentence in the paragraph.

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8. Revise the subpart 222.13 heading to read as follows:

Subpart 222.13--Equal Opportunity for Veterans


222.1310   [Amended]

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9. In section 222.1310, amend paragraph (a)(1), by removing ``FAR 
52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of 
the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans'' and adding ``FAR 52.222-
35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans'' in its place.

PART 225--FOREIGN ACQUISITION


225.301-4  [Amended]

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10. In section 225.301-4, amend paragraph (2), by--
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a. Removing ``http://www.dod.mil/bta/products/spot.html'' and adding 
``https://spot.dmdc.mil'' in its place; and
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b. Removing ``http://www.acq.osd.mil/log/PS/spot.html'' and adding 
``http://www.acq.osd.mil/log/PS/ctr_mgt_accountability.html'' in its 
place.


225.7002-3  [Amended]

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11. Amend section 225.7002-3 introductory text by removing ``223.7002-
2'' and adding ``225.7002-2'' in its place.

PART 237--SERVICE CONTRACTING


237.170-2  [Amended]

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12. In section 237.170-2, amend paragraph (b) by removing ``Subpart 
217.78'' and adding ``subpart 217.7'' in its place.

PART 252--SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES


252.225-7040  [Amended]

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13. Amend section 252.225-7040 by--
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a. Removing the clause date ``(AUG 2015)'' and adding ``(OCT 2015)'' in 
its place; and
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b. Amending paragraph (g)(2) by removing ``SPOT business rules.'' and 
adding ``SPOT Business Rules at http://www.acq.osd.mil/log/PS/ctr_mgt_accountability.html.'' in its place.

[FR Doc. 2015-27473 Filed 10-29-15; 8:45 am]
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